Monthly Archives: September 2016

Escuela Nueva

What is the future of education?  As we prepare students for the 21st century world of work and collaboration, are we focused on the right things?  Is our curriculum too narrow?  Some lessons on progressive education can be learned from … Continue reading

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Parent Education Consortium Calendar

The Parent Education Consortium of the North Shore is centralized source of information on parent programs and resources.  The 2016-17 calendar of events was recently released.  You may be interested in some of the topics covered in the speaker series. … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Ice Cream Social was another reminder of the strength of our Willowbrook Community.  I was quickly lost in conversation with a parents & students on the blacktop.  When I looked up and saw kids playing and parents gathered across … Continue reading

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International Literacy Day

September 8 is International Literacy Day.  Below is an infographic displaying the key findings from a 2014 Scholastic survey of family reading behaviors and attitudes.  The finding that jumped out to me was the importance of parents serving as reading role … Continue reading

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